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Francisco Jonas
Francisco is a responsible, hard-working, and honest person. He lives with his wife and two children in the south of Honduras. His business is a grocery store.

He is requesting this loan to purchase corn, beans, eggs, lard, cheese, bread, rice, sugar, drinks, butter, soap, and other items. He hopes that sales in his store increase when he has more products to offer to customers who visit daily to purchase the necessities for their household. He hopes that this will improve his family's quality of life.

Francisco hopes that over the next few years his business continues to grow and becomes the largest and most well known in the area so that his family can continue improving their quality of life. He hopes that his children finish their studies and become good people with more opportunities in society.
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El señor Francisco es una persona responsable, trabajadora y honesta, vive con su esposa y sus 2 hijos en el sur de Honduras. Su negocio es una pulpería.
Don Francisco el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de: maíz, frijoles, huevos, manteca, queso, pan, arroz, azúcar, refrescos, mantequilla, jabón, etc. Con el préstamo El espera que las ventas en su negocio aumenten al tener más productos que ofrecer a los clientes que lo visitan a diario y cubrir las necesidades de los mismos con esto mejorar el estilo de vida de la familia en el hogar.
Don Francisco en unos años espera que su negocio siga creciendo y se convierta en la pulpería más grande y conocida de la zona y que su familia sigua adelante para mejorar el estilo de vida. También desea que sus hijos terminen sus estudios y se conviertan en personas de bien y con mejores oportunidades para la sociedad.
Choluteca, Honduras – Octubre 2012

Additional Information

Prisma Honduras, S.A.

This loan is administered by Prisma Honduras. Prisma is one of Kiva's first field partners in Central America and has funded over 2,500 entrepreneurs through Kiva since 2008. Prisma funds smaller than average loans for micro-entrepreneurs to help them grow businesses in urban and rural areas. To improve living conditions in Honduras, the organization strives to empower women who lack access to traditional financial services, and promotes solar panels to deliver clean, affordable electricity to rural areas. Through its four branches in southern and central Honduras, Prisma provides access to financial products to some of the poorest and most isolated communities in the country.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 53
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,870,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Francisco Jonas to purchase corn, beans, eggs, lard, cheese, bread, rice, sugar, drinks, butter, soap, and other products for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 4, 2012
Nov 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013